Rayleigh and Raman optical activity from chiral surfaces and interfaces

Hecht, L. and Barron, L.D. (1995) Rayleigh and Raman optical activity from chiral surfaces and interfaces. Journal of Molecular Structure, 348, pp. 217-220. (doi:10.1016/0022-2860(95)08628-9)

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Abstract

Circular and linear polarization Rayleigh and Raman optical activity observables from chiral molecules on isotropic surfaces and at isotropic interfaces under resonance or preresonance scattering conditions are predicted to be three orders of magnitude larger than those from bulk chiral media, since the requirement for magnetic dipole and electric quadrupole contributions is removed. Explicit expressions for these observables are presented for the simple case of light scattered at an arbitrary angle in incident light perpendicular to the surface, with the molecules restricted to a unique orientation relative to the surface normal but with free rotation about the normal to the plane of the surface.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Hecht, Dr Lutz and Barron, Professor Laurence
Authors: Hecht, L., and Barron, L.D.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Chemistry
Journal Name:Journal of Molecular Structure
Publisher:Elsevier Science B.V.
ISSN:0022-2860
ISSN (Online):1872-8014

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